Video Tips

Before you begin, make sure you have heard yourself reading your poem.

Use Quicktime Audio on your laptop or a voice memo function on your phone.


First, create a storyboard

Tips on creating a storyboard:–cms-26374

Use the paper template provided to sketch out your movie before you begin.

Don’t forget, we expect original material. Do not just grab images from the internet! Be creative!


iMovie Basics

Voiceover basics:

Here is whole channel with iMovie tips, so are advanced:



Homepage – you can create an account for free

PowToons Tutorials


Stop Motion Tools (recommended by Jo Ostrovitz)

Stop motion thingy 1

Stop motion thingy 2